Birgitta Ohlsson - CV

Minister for EU Affairs

Party: Liberal Party

Personal

Born on 20 July 1975 in Linköping. Married, one child.

Education

1994-1997
Political science (Bachelor's thesis), international relations and UN studies at Stockholm University

1991-1994
Humanities Programme, Katedralskolan, Linköping

Positions held

2012 Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum

2010-
Minister for EU Affairs, also the minister responsible for consumer and democracy issues, Prime Minister's Office

2002-2010
Member of the Riksdag, member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, foreign affairs spokesperson for the Liberal Party

1999-2002
Chair of the Liberal Youth Organisation

1997-1999
Editorial for Sundsvalls Tidning, Vestmanlands Läns Tidning, Västerbottens-Kuriren and Dagens Nyheter

Board and committee appointments

2002-2010
Member of the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament)

2002-2010
Member of the board of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Voluntary assignments

2007-2010
Chair of the Federation of Liberal Women

2007-
Member of the National Board of the Liberal Party

2003-2005
Deputy chair of the Sweden-Israel Society, Stockholm

2001-2010
Member of the board of the Swedish International Liberal Centre (SILC)

1998
Vice chair of Young European Federalists in Sweden

1996-1998
Chair of the Association of Liberal Students, Stockholm